Climate change describes a change in the average conditions — such as temperature and rainfall — in a region over a long period of time. For example, 20,000 years ago, much of the United States was covered in glaciers. In the United States today, we have a warmer climate and fewer glaciers.

Global climate change refers to the average long-term changes over the entire Earth. These include warming temperatures and changes in precipitation, as well as the effects of Earth’s warming, such as:

Earth’s climate has constantly been changing — even long before humans came into the picture. However, scientists have observed unusual changes recently. For example, Earth’s average temperature has been increasing much more quickly than they would expect over the past 150 years.

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According to the UN’s — The international Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) Climate change could push more than 100 million people into poverty by 2030, with half of this poverty increase due to climate effects on agriculture.

And it is aggravating existing conflicts and has the potential to cause new…

Pesticides are extensively used all over the world to increase food production and control vector-borne diseases. In recent years, their use has increased drastically due to over-consumption of food, and it’s constantly increasing with the increasing population.

Large amounts of these chemicals are released into the environment. Though each pesticide…

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